Rio Wins 2016 Summer Olympic Bid: IOC Voted and Decision is Made
Rio de Janeiro has won the 2016 Summer Olympic Bid and the IOC has voted.
2016 Olympics Announcement happened at 6:30pm CEST, so 9:30am PST, and 5:30pm BST.
8:30am PST UPDATE:
Chicago has been eliminated from the Olympic bid.
Tokyo has been eliminated fromt the Olympic bid.
The cities that were the running are Rio, Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo.
This is the decision as to who will host the 2016 Summer Olympics. The IOC members will vote by secret ballot until one city receives a majority.
Each city will makes 45-minute presentations to the IOC members today, with another 15 minutes for questions and answers. President Obama is in Copenhagen to help stump for votes for Chicago.
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